Lot 325 /New Zealand, 1874, Queen Victoria "Side Face", 3d brown, perf 12½, N Z and Star watermark, block of 4, o.g., bottom left stamp never hinged, fresh with rich color, Fine. Scott No. 53 var.
SG No. 154 £680 for o.g. ($940).
Current Opening Bid: $575
Lot 326New Zealand, 1893, Queen Victoria "Side Face", 8d blue, brown-purple advert (3rd setting), perf 10, N Z and Narrow Star Wide Apart watermark, right margin block of 10, full o.g., rich bright color, some gum wrinkles and thin in margin, Fine, a scarce multiple. Scott No. 66 var.
SG No. 225 £900 for singles ($1,240).
Current Opening Bid: $1,250
Lot 327New Zealand, 1899, Mt. Cook, 5s vermilion, perf 11¼, imperf between stamp and margin, unwatermarked, full o.g., centered a bit into top, bold color, Fine for this; with 2015 B.P.A. certificate. Scott No. 98 var.
SG No. 270 var. Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
AN EXTREMELY RARE AND POSSIBLY UNIQUE IMPERFORATE VARIETY OF THE 1800 5 SHILLING MT. COOK ISSUE.
A recent discovery which was unknown to Prof. Derek Diamond. Listed for the first time by Campbell Paterson in June of 2016.
Current Opening Bid: $1,700
Lot 328Samoa, 1879, Samoa Express (2nd state), 1s dull yellow, perf 12, complete sheet of 10, full o.g., rich vivid color, Very Fine. Scott No. 6c.
SG No. 7b £1,000 for singles ($1,380).
Current Opening Bid: $1,450
Lot 329Samoa, 1879, Samoa Express (3rd state), 3d vermilion, perf 12, complete sheet of 10, full o.g., nice overall centering, vibrant color, Very Fine and choice, very scarce so nice. Scott No. 3d.
SG No. 16 £700 for singles ($970).
Current Opening Bid: $900
Lot 330Samoa, 1879, Samoa Express (3rd state), 6d bright violet, perf 12, complete sheet of 10, full o.g., bright color, Very Fine. Scott No. 4d.
SG No. 17 £650 for singles ($900).
Current Opening Bid: $900
Lot 331Samoa, 1880, Samoa Express (4th state), 9d orange brown, complete sheet of 10, full o.g., well centered within wide margins, Very Fine. Scott No. 5.
SG No. 20 £800 for singles ($1,100).
Current Opening Bid: $1,000
Lot 332Transvaal, 1896, 1d rose red & green, blocks of 12, 9, 6 & 4, two pairs and two singles, on oversized registered linen cover to London, England, all tied by "P.K.W. Barberton, Z.A.R., 3-Apr 97" cds's, reverse with Pretoria transit and red London oval receiver on front; cover and stamp defects, Fine appearance, still a remarkable multiple franking.
Scott No. 217 Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Opening Bid: $140
Lot 333Zululand, 1888-93, "ZULULAND" on Great Britain, ½d-1s, 10 values, o.g., most lightly to very lightly hinged, rich colors, a Very Fine and choice set. Scott No. 1-10.
SG No. 1/10 £584 ($810).
Current Opening Bid: $270